The Fringe Benefits of Failure

Sometimes when a person is too successful too rapidly, he goes off in all directions, and doesn’t know how to cope with it. We say do not be ruined by your first failure, or spoiled by your first success.” ~Jose Silva

I often encounter people who are afraid of making mistakes, afraid of failing.  I don’t understand it.  It is impossible to succeed without failing.  Someone said that failures are stumbling blocks to indicate that we should take a different path to get to where we want to be. I agree.

Look at any successful people — I can guarantee you that person has gone through some major “failures” before they succeed. JK Rowling is one of them. Listen to her story in the videos below.

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Part 2/2

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